going


going
go|ing1 [ `gouıŋ ] noun uncount
1. ) used for talking about how fast or easily you make progress:
slow/heavy going: The first half of the movie is pretty slow going (=is rather boring).
tough/hard going: It's hard going until you get back onto the path.
good going: We'd reached the summit by six o'clock, which was good going.
2. ) an occasion when someone leaves a place or job permanently:
None of us knew the reasons for his going.
=> COMINGS AND GOINGS
3. ) the condition of the ground for a horse race
do something while the going is good INFORMAL
to do something before any problems happen that will prevent you from doing it
when the going gets tough, the tough get going
used for saying that in difficult situations the best people will work harder to succeed and will not stop trying
going
go|ing 2 [ `gouıŋ ] adjective never before noun
available:
the best/biggest etc. going: These are the best tickets going.
=> RATE1

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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